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Theranos’s Blood Tests Using Edison Devices

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Theranos’s Blood Tests Using Edison Devices

June 2017: A federal judge dismissed the claims in the consolidated action. Some of the claims were dismissed When a complaint is dismissed with prejudice, it cannot be refiled. while others – including certain claims of fraud – were dismissed When a complaint is dismissed without prejudice, an amended version of the complaint can be refiled.. Plaintiffs have until July 13, 2017 to file an amended complaint.

October 2016: A Consolidated Class Action Complaint was filed, which consolidates several lawsuits filed against Theranos. (In re: Arizona THERANOS, INC., Litigation, Case No. 16-cv-2138, D. AZ.)

May-October 2016: Multiple false advertising class-action lawsuits were filed against Theranos, Inc., a company that sells blood tests conducted using Edison blood testing devices (handheld machines that take blood from a patient’s finger) to individuals at Wellness Centers located in Walgreens Pharmacies. Among other things, the complaints allege that the company markets the tests as being highly accurate, industry leading in quality, and compliant with federal guidelines when, in reality, the Edison machines do not work, the tests are not accurate, and the labs are not compliant with federal regulations and laws.

To read the complaints and learn more about all of the allegations in each of the complaints, click the case information below.


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